Tara Hall

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May 04, 2016

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Should you list your prices online? 3 Reasons why you should

Whether or not to post your prices online is a long, ongoing debate especially for service-based businesses. For product-based businesses, it’s a no-brainer. In nearly all cases, you need to post your prices online. But for service-based businesses, the answer to the question, “Should you list your prices online?” isn’t a definitive yes or no.

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Apr 27, 2016

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Should you list your prices online? 3 Reasons not to

I’m a member of a Facebook group in which someone recently posted a question about whether or not to list prices for her calligraphy services on her website. She felt that having to request a quote deterred potential clients.

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Apr 20, 2016

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Creating better business habits

This week, I finished reading Better than Before by Gretchen Rubin, a book about how to form good habits and how to change bad habits. The book begins with chapters about understanding your tendencies (she outlines four of them), which influence how we create habits, but the majority of the book examines strategies to make or break habits. After reading it, I wanted to know how to apply the lessons to my business to create better business habits.

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Apr 13, 2016

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4 Tips for getting things done

Do you have trouble motivating yourself to get stuff done? I experience this more often than not even with tasks that I enjoy doing like writing. My procrastination has led me to evaluate how I spend my time and to come up with more effective tactics. Here are four techniques that help me get things done.

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Apr 06, 2016

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3 Tasks a day, or how I’m trying to be more productive

Being more productive this year is a top goal of mine. Looking back at the last three years since leaving my corporate job, I can say that I have kept myself busy, but not always productive.

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